Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking transfer of an FIR lodged against her in Patna to Mumbai, where probe in the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput is going on.
The move comes a day after Rajput’s father KK Singh lodged a police complaint in Patna against Chakraborty and six others, including her family members, accusing them of abetting the actor’s suicide.

The FIR document named Bollywood filmmakers, Chakraborty and her family as the culprits in Rajput’s death.

The complaint filed Rajput’s father has also sought to invoke the Mental Health Care Act.

He alleges the “machinations” of Chakraborty and her family members caused Rajput to crack despite his successful career, which ultimately drove him to suicide.

Rajput’s family refused to issue any further statements until Chakraborty was arrested.

Advocate Satish Maneshinde, who is representing Chakraborty, said he has filed a petition in the apex court seeking transfer of the case from Patna to Mumbai.

In her plea, Chakraborty has also sought stay on probe by Bihar Police on the FIR lodged by Rajput’s father till disposal of her plea in top court, said the lawyer.The 34-year-old actor was found hanging from the ceiling of his apartment in suburban Bandra in Mumbai on June 14.


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